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[Mini-Ed] Students should be aware of those celebrating Ramadan

[Mini-Ed] Students should be aware of those celebrating Ramadan

Lynn Reynolds, Production Manager

May 20, 2019

Students should take time to learn what Ramadan actually is in order to strengthen the SPA community.

QUIZ: How much do you know about the hijab?

Members of Muslim Student Alliance help female students pin hijab on Feb. 1 for International Hijab Day.

Amodhya Samarakoon, RubicOnline Creative Design Manager

January 31, 2017

With Hijab Day coming up, it's important to understand this aspect of Islam that's important to a lot of women in the school community and across the globe.

QUIZ: How much do you know about Eid al-Adha?

Senior Sarah Murad decorates her hand with henna on Eid al-Adha.

Amodhya Samarakoon, RubicOnline Creative Design Manager

September 12, 2016

Eid al-Adha, the holiest Islam holiday, begins at the first sighting of the new moon.

Efforts by Israel’s Jewish majority at holy sites build a more inclusive society

Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem.

Thomas Toghramadjian, Columns Editor

April 2, 2015

As clearly as it is the world’s most revered holy place, Jerusalem is one of its most fought-over.

Anti-racism does not conflict with the freedom of speech

There are more than two perspectives on the recent happenings in France. If you want to wave two flags, do so undauntedly, even if one is raised higher.

Boraan Abdulkarim, Chief Visual Editor

January 19, 2015

The shooting of Charlie Hebdo cartoonists in France has generated an unnecessarily polarizing dialogue between anti-racism and its protection under the freedom of speech.

Religion influences students’ lives & choices

Religion influences students’ lives & choices

Gita Raman, Feature Editor

March 26, 2014

To learn more about students' perspectives on religion at St. Paul Academy and Summit School, click here.

Students speak up & clarify fallacies about respective religions

Students speak up & clarify fallacies about respective religions

Thomas Toghramadjian, Opinons Editor

March 20, 2014

In a progressive community, consideration for others’ identities is a preeminent requirement-- one that most strive to uphold. And faith, while a less overt manifestation, is key to many students’ identities. Well beyond simply influencing diets and schedules, religion provides the basis for moral...